Research Data Management & Data Stewardship: much more than a FAIRytale

12 December 2019
Park Inn Brussels Midi, Place Marcel Broodthaers 3, Brussels

This community event gathered all relevant players in the field of Research Data Management in Belgium.

During the morning session, insights were provided on data management plans and compliance to GDPR. Celia van Gelder introduced not only the FAIR Data Steward profession but also provided links to existing initiatives and courses on data management. After lunch, the FAIRDOM data management platform was introduced by Katy Wolstencroft, Flora D’Anna illustrated the platform further with a reproducibility use case. More practical examples of FAIRification of research data were provided by collaborators from INBO, VIB and VLIZ. Photo's (via ELIXIR Belgium's Flickr page).


9.30     Introduction, Frederik Coppens, Head of ELIXIR Belgium (VIB)

9.45     DMPs: past, present and future, Myriam Mertens (Ghent University)      Slides

10.10   How does the GDPR impact research?, Hanne Elsen (Ghent University)      Slides

10.35   Ten Commandments in RDM funder compliancy, Hannelore Vanhaverbeke (KU Leuven)      Slides

11.00   Coffee/tea break

11.30   The complexity of clinical data, Tom Sante (Ghent University Hospital)

11.55   Towards FAIR Data Steward as a profession for the Life Sciences, Celia van Gelder (ELIXIR The Netherlands)      Slides

12.20   Panel discussion

12.45   Lunch

13.45   FAIRDOM (SEEK): The antidote to the research data management nightmare, Katy Wolstencroft (Leiden University) and Flora D'Anna (ELIXIR Belgium)      Slides Katy      Slides Flora

14.30   Generating reproducible workflows for the publication of open and FAIR data on the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), Peter Desmet (INBO)      Slides

15.00   Coffee/tea break

15.30   Bioschemas: using semantic markup to improve the Findability of your data, Alexander Botzki (VIB)      Slides

16.00   "At the coalface": FAIRifying the VLIZ datasystems, Katrina Exter (VLIZ)      Slides

 Program in PDF